A Picture Of Contentment Cake
Use real photos to make your cake A Picture of Contentment. Celebrate the occasion by adding laminated photographs to this picture album cake.
Cake serves 24.
For camera, prepare and cover mini loaf cake with gray-tinted fondant.Cut 3 lens pieces, 1 1/2 in. diameter x 1/2 in. thick, 1 1/4 in. diameter x 1/4 in. thick and 1 in. diameter x 1/4 in. thick.
Attach with damp brush, largest to smallest.
Cut two buttons using large end of tip 3, one 1/2 in. square viewfinder and one 1 x 1/2 in. rectangle for flash; attach with damp brush.
Position cake on foil-covered board.
Ice sides generously and top lightly. Comb sides with wide-tooth edge to resemble pages.
Roll out 1/2 pk. of fondant, slightly larger than cake top; position on cake and trim to fit with sharp knife.
Tint remaining fondant blue and roll two 27 in. long logs. Position around bottom border; trim and smooth seams.
Attach laminated photos with piping gel. Pipe tip 3 outline photo corners.
Write captions and draw designs with FoodWriter markers. Position camera.